San Jose State: Professor smiling with Native American skull ignites fiery debate

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 1: Elizabeth Weiss, a professor in the anthropology department at San Jose State University, poses for a portrait in her office with cast skulls of early humans in San Jose, Calif., on Oct. 1, 2021. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group)

SAN JOSE — In the photo, San Jose State anthropology professor Elizabeth Weiss stands in the curation room lined with stacks of white storage boxes and holds an ancient Native American skull.

She’s smiling.

“So happy to be back with some old friends @SJSU,” Weiss wrote in a Twitter post with the picture.

She said she intended the tweet

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